Honor Guard Tab for 1st Battalion, 3d Infantry Regiment
On an ultramarine blue arc tab 3 7/8 inches (9.84 cm) in length and 11/16 inch (1.75 cm) in height overall, the designation “HONOR GUARD” in white letters 5/16 inch (.79 cm) in height. The subdued tab is identical, except the background is olive drab and the letters are in black.
The tab had been worn by the Honor Guard Company of the 1st Battle Group, 3d Infantry (The Old Guard) since early 1950. It was officially approved for wear by The Deputy Chief of Staff for Personnel (DCSPER) on 14 October 1959. (TIOH Dwg. No. A-1-294)